The BEST Episodes of Star Trek: Picard

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Dec 17, 2021

Network: CBS All Access

Jean-Luc Picard, former captain of the starship U.S.S. Enterprise, is pulled out of forced retirement and the next chapter of his life, to help a young woman who is pursued by assassins.

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Et in Arcadia Ego (2)

#1 - Et in Arcadia Ego (2)

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 26, 2020

A final confrontation on the synthetics’ homeworld Coppelius, pits Picard and his team against the Romulans, as well as the synths who seek to safeguard their existence at all costs.

star 8.13
2,941 votes
Directors: Akiva Goldsman
Writers: Akiva Goldsman, Michael Chabon

#2 - Remembrance

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 23, 2020

At the end of the 24th Century, and 14 years after his retirement from Starfleet, Jean-Luc Picard is living a quiet life on his vineyard, Chateau Picard. When he is sought out by a mysterious young woman, Dahj, in need of his help, he soon realizes she may have personal connections to his own past.

star 8.11
4,206 votes
Writers: Akiva Goldsman, Alex Kurtzman, James Duff, Kirsten Beyer, Michael Chabon
Broken Pieces

#3 - Broken Pieces

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 12, 2020

When devastating truths behind the Mars attack are revealed, Picard realizes just how far many will go to preserve secrets stretching back generations, all while the La Sirena crew grapples with secrets and revelations of their own. Narissa directs her guards to capture Elnor, setting off an unexpected chain of events on the Borg cube.

star 7.99
2,935 votes
Directors: Maja Vrvilo
Writers: Michael Chabon

#4 - Nepenthe

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 5, 2020

Picard and Soji transport to the planet Nepenthe, home to some old and trusted friends. As the rest of the La Sirena crew attempt to join them, Picard helps Soji make sense of her recently unlocked memories. Hugh and Elnor are left on the Borg cube and must face an angered Narissa.

star 7.96
2,978 votes
Writers: Michael Chabon, Sam Humphrey
The Impossible Box

#5 - The Impossible Box

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 27, 2020

Picard and the crew track Soji to the Borg cube in Romulan space, resurfacing haunting memories for Picard. Narek believes he has finally found a way to safely exploit Soji for information.

star 7.95
3,070 votes
Directors: Maja Vrvilo
Writers: Nick Zayas
Et in Arcadia Ego (1)

#6 - Et in Arcadia Ego (1)

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 19, 2020

Following an unconventional and dangerous transit, Picard and the crew finally arrive at Soji's home world, Coppelius. However, with Romulan warbirds on their tail, their arrival brings only greater danger as the crew discovers more than expected about the planet’s inhabitants.

star 7.86
2,851 votes
Directors: Akiva Goldsman
Writers: Akiva Goldsman, Ayelet Waldman, Michael Chabon
Absolute Candor

#7 - Absolute Candor

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 13, 2020

The crew's journey to Freecloud takes a detour when Picard orders a stop at the planet Vashti, where Picard and Raffi relocated Romulan refugees 14 years earlier. Upon arrival, Picard reunites with Elnor, a young Romulan he befriended during the relocation. Meanwhile, Narek continues his attempts to learn more about Soji while Narissa's impatience with his lack of progress grows.

star 7.83
3,327 votes
Directors: Jonathan Frakes
Writers: Michael Chabon
The End is the Beginning

#8 - The End is the Beginning

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 6, 2020

Completely unaware of her special nature, Soji continues her work and captures the attention of the Borg cube research project’s executive director. After rehashing past events with a reluctant Raffi, Picard seeks others willing to join his search for Bruce Maddox, including pilot and former Starfleet officer Cristóbal Rios.

star 7.79
3,514 votes
Writers: James Duff, Michael Chabon
Maps and Legends

#9 - Maps and Legends

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 30, 2020

Picard begins investigating the mystery of Dahj as well as what her very existence means to the Federation. Without Starfleet’s support, Picard is left leaning on others for help, including Dr. Agnes Jurati and an estranged former colleague, Raffi Musiker. Meanwhile, hidden enemies are also interested in where Picard’s search for the truth about Dahj will lead.

star 7.72
3,749 votes
Writers: Akiva Goldsman, Michael Chabon
Stardust City Rag

#10 - Stardust City Rag

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 20, 2020

The La Sirena crew begin an unpredictable and lively expedition on Freecloud to search for Bruce Maddox. When they learn Maddox has found himself in a precarious situation, a familiar face offers her assistance.

star 7.72
3,183 votes
Directors: Jonathan Frakes
Writers: Kirsten Beyer